Job portals

In this section you will find a list of job portals that are specialised in publishing academic and research-related job offers in Germany. features current opportunities at universities, higher education institutions, research institutes and companies conducting research. Note that the German version of the website ( publishes even more job vacancies. –

Alumniportal Deutschland

The social network "Alumniportal Deutschland" supports Alumni in finding employment with German and international companies and organisations. Alumni are all individuals from around the world who have studied, worked or conducted research in Germany. 

Job offers

Arbeitsagentur – Job portal of the German Employment Agency

The job portal of the Arbeitsagentur includes a large database with job offers for all professions and working fields in Germany (only in German). > Jobsuche – Portal of the Federal Government provides access to services and online information offered by German public agencies and administrations. Under the heading “Job Vacancies” you will find numerous job offers.

Job offers

DUZ Wissenschaftskarriere

Vacancies for researchers are published in major German daily and weekly newspapers as well as in research journals. The “Unabhängige Deutsche Universitätszeitung” offers a large online academic job market on its website.

Job offers

Euraxess – Jobs in Germany

EURAXESS is a European-wide job exchange for researchers where potential employers such as universities, research institutes and companies can post their vacancies.

Job offers

EURES – The European job mobility portal

EURES is managed by the European Labour Authority and provides information, advice and job-matching services for the benefit of workers and employers. > EURES

Jobted – Job vacancies at German Universities

Jobted is a website where you can search for job vacancies at German universities. > Germany

Job portal of the German weekly “Die Zeit”

The “Zeit's” job database contains numerous openings in academia and industry, in the sciences and the humanities. Please note that the website is only available in German.

Job offers (in German)


myScience provides information about current vacancies at research centres, high-tech companies and universities for scientists, specialists and engineers in Germany. Please note that most job announcements are in German.

Job offers

Leibniz career portal

The Leibniz career portal posts announcements of all current openings at the various institutes of the Leibniz Association. > Careers

Make it in Germany – The “Welcome to Germany” portal

“Make it in Germany” is the German Federal Government’s information portal for qualified professionals from around the world.

Job offers

New Scientists Jobs

New Scientists Jobs maintains an extensive database of current job offers. Besides a search engine for vacancies, users can upload their CVs, set up email alerts and apply for scientific jobs online.

Job offers

PhDGermany – The platform for doctoral positions in Germany

PhDGermany publishes PhD positions in Germany that are suited for international applicants. It helps you find the right PhD position or supervisor for your doctoral thesis and assists you with the online application process.

Open PhD positions

ResearchGATE Jobs

ResearchGATE runs a research-focused job board for scientists worldwide. You can filter by keyword, discipline and country.

Science Careers

Science Careers aims to match qualified scientists with jobs in industry, research, academia, and government. The list of vacancies is extensive and up-to-date, and further useful resources are offered.

Science HR

It is a career portal for scientists in academia and industry. It is one of the largest job portals in Germany and the EU with over 2,000 vacancies. 

Job offers